| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Two Arlington Heights men who robbed a Rolling Meadows gas station last year and were caught after they cashed stolen lottery tickets were sentenced in Cook County Circuit Court this week to 12 years in prison, authorities said today.
Randy Flowers, 24,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:55 AM
An Aurora man was sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a child, Kane County prosecutors said Thursday.
In a negotiated plea, Federico Lopez-Ortiz, 39, of the 100 block of North Kendall Street, admitted guilt to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Authorities in west suburban Aurora are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of an SUV that hit and seriously injured a 13-year-old boy before fleeing the scene Wednesday afternoon, police said.
The boy was trying to cross Talma...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A Cary man has been charged with orchestrating a series of bank robberies in the suburbs over a 10 day period earlier this month, FBI officials said.
Evan L. Hall, 26, of the 100 block of River Drive, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mary M. Rowland...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Two banks were robbed this afternoon by repeat suspects, authorities said.
A bank in Wicker Park was robbed by a man who the FBI said is on a “spree,” hitting a fourth bank today, and another man who held up a bank in west suburban Lombard is...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:01 AM
How can the person who caused a hit-run crash that killed a motorcyclist last year live with the guilt?
Aurora police posed that question today when again asking for the public's help in finding the driver who caused the May 11, 2012 crash that killed...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:04 PM
LIMA, Peru -- It appears Joran van der Sloot is about to become a father.
Van der Sloot became well-known around the world for the murder of Stephany Flores in Peru and for being arrested twice, but never charged, in the 2005 disappearance of U.S....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:17 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man suspected of setting dozens of fires in Hollywood over New Year's weekend is scheduled to appear in court Monday.
Harry Burkhart, 24, a German national, has pleaded not guilty to 100 arson-related charges in connection...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:58 AM
HARTFORD, CT -- While Steven Hayes sat on Connecticut's death row late in 2011, the trial of his accomplice in the Cheshire home invasion killings was underway in a New Haven courtroom.
Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyers were rolling out a no-holds-barred,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:36 PM
A circuit judge deferred the sentencing of a Shepherdstown, W.Va., man who pleaded guilty Thursday to taking part in the 2010 armed robbery of Beck’s Kennels in Berkeley County.
Ian Michael Derr, 22, pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery and...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:00 PM
A convicted killer was found guilty Thursday of murdering a correctional officer at the now-closed Maryland House of Correction, opening the possibility that he will become the first person sentenced to death under the state's new capital punishment law....